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29 July 2018: Unforgettable day at Verbier Festival

On 29 July, families from our Martigny schools spent a day in Verbier—an annual event hosted by the Vareille Foundation and the Verbier classical music festival. The children began the day by taking ski lifts up into the mountains with Verbier Festival musicians, who used the eight-minute trip to give…...Read more

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Val d’Oise partners prepare for 2018-19 school year

On July 2, we held a training workshop for the new Val d’Oise schools that will launch our A violin can change the world project in the fall. Hosted by the Maison de l’Education Nationale in Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône, the one-day event allowed some 40 classroom teachers and violin instructors to get acquainted,…...Read more

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Dinner at Royaumont with Val d’Oise partners

On June 22 the Foundation’s Board of Directors met at historic Royaumont Abbey, a partner in our A violin can change the world project and a showplace for music and culture. Hélène and Pierre Vareille took the opportunity to host a dinner enabling Board members to get acquainted with some 30…...Read more

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Moving year-end concert in Persan

On Saturday, June 23, children at the Paul Eluard elementary school in Persan presented a world premier to an audience of parents and partners in our A violin can change the world project. On the program: Ants in My Violin, an original fairy tale by Persan music teacher Delphine Ferchat,…...Read more

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Violin project presented to families in Cergy, Sarcelles and Garges

On June 18, 19 and 20, Hélène and Pierre Vareille met with families from schools in Cergy, Sarcelles and Garges-lès-Gonesse, in the French département of Val d’Oise, near Paris. All three schools will begin participating in our A violin can change the world program in September 2018.     As officials…...Read more

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